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Backend Engineer at Maisonette
New York City, NY, US

Who We Are

Founded by two Vogue power players, and hailed by The Wall Street Journal as “the future of kids’ style shopping,” Maisonette is a curated online marketplace for exclusive children’s brands and boutiques. Backed by NEA and Thrive Capital, we intend to become the global leader of a $300 billion market by approaching children’s goods with the same respect and focus on style that has been traditionally given to women’s and men’s.

What You'll Do

We have built a team of experts in their fields and are seeking additional rock stars to help us scale the business.The Backend Engineer will be responsible for the Maisonette platform. As an early member of the team, you will be given huge responsibility and have ownership over the direction of our product. This is once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to join a well-funded start-up shortly after launch, already growing rapidly through mainly organic channels. Reporting to the Lead Backend Engineer, your job will be to develop a scalable E-commerce (and all related programs) solution that services hundreds of brands and tens of thousands of customers worldwide.

What You'll Bring

5+ years of software development experience 

3-4+ years of Ruby on Rails experience 

Comfortable learning new languages 

Familiarity with Spree, Solidus or comparable e-commerce frameworks and platforms 

Understanding of Object Oriented and Functional Programming, familiarity with Software Design Patterns 

Experience writing unit tests, working with GitHub flow and working with CI systems 

Familiarity with Content Management Systems 

Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite

Required Skills




Responsive Web Design 

Command Line for streamlined development (Git, Gulp, etc.) 

Node a plus 

React JS/Knockout a plus